SERVANT-LISTENING

The LORD came and stood there, calling as at the other [three] times, “Samuel! Samuel!” Then Samuel said, “Speak, for your servant is listening.” 1 Samuel 3: 10 The night had almost passed. Three other times before this dialogue with … Continue reading

AB-SOUL-UTELY WORTH IT!

Then Jesus called the crowd to him along with his disciples and said: “If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. For whoever wants to save his life will lose … Continue reading

MEEK IS AMAZING!

Meekness sometimes gets a bad rap. If someone is described as meek, we too quickly and too often imagine a person whose strength of character more closely resembles cooked spaghetti than a mighty tower. We assign a certain sense of … Continue reading

BREATHE DEEPLY, PRAISE OFTEN, REFRESH OTHERS!

The LORD God…breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being. Genesis 2:7 Breathe. Take a moment to breathe. Really. Right now. Breathe in God’s life-giving, life-sustaining and life-transforming breath. Breathe. Deeply. Slowly. Quietly. … Continue reading

STORAGE TALK

Tim and I have moved many times over the years. We’ve moved to several different homes, to four different states (to two of them on two different occasions), to several different towns, and even to France when our daughters were … Continue reading

ABSOLUTELY PERFECT AND FAR HIGHER

“For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways. As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts…” declares the LORD. Isaiah 55:6-9 … Continue reading